Eptesicus dimissus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Eptesicus dimissus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1916
Common Name(s):
English Surat Serotine
Taxonomic Notes: The correct spelling of this name is dimissus and not demissus (Myers et al. 2000).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Csorba, G., Bumrungsri, S., Francis, C., Bates, P., Gumal, M. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient as it is only known from two locations from a couple of specimens, and there is no further information on its range, major threats, population status or ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from a single specimen collected in southern Thailand (Bandon, Kao Nawg), and from southern Nepal (Myers et al. 2000) where it has been recorded in and near Royal Chitwan National Park.
Countries occurrence:
Nepal; Thailand
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance, population size and trends for this species are not known .
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Little is known about the habitat or ecology of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is known to occur in Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal (Myers et al. 2000). Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, natural history and threats to this species.

Citation: Csorba, G., Bumrungsri, S., Francis, C., Bates, P., Gumal, M. & Kingston, T. 2008. Eptesicus dimissus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T7921A12870469. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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